“Even when I’m asleep I’m dreaming about farming”

“Even when I’m asleep I’m dreaming about farming”

As a young, unemployed mum, Semone knew she needed to make some big life changes in order to support her family; she…

“I’ve gone from a city girl to a country girl”

“I’ve gone from a city girl to a country girl”

Kellicia is not your typical farmer. After growing up in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica, the 19-year-old admits she had no idea about farming when she…

“It’s not just teaching; it’s building lives”

“It’s not just teaching; it’s building lives”

Life for young people in Jamaica can be tough. With high unemployment rates and low wages, it is often difficult to think…

The Duke of Sussex’s speech at the final Queen’s Young Leaders Awards ceremony

The Duke of Sussex’s speech at the final Queen’s Young Leaders Awards ceremony

On 26th June 2018, The Duke of Sussex gave a speech at the final ever Queen’s Young Leaders Awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace.  It’s…

The Queen’s Young Leaders Lasting Legacy

The Queen’s Young Leaders Lasting Legacy

The Queen’s Young Leaders Awards programme celebrates the achievements of some of the most exciting young change-makers from across the Commonwealth. The…

Queen’s Young Leaders 2018 Award Ceremony

Queen’s Young Leaders 2018 Award Ceremony

On Tuesday 26th June our 2018 Queen’s Young Leader Award winners spent a wonderful afternoon at Buckingham Palace, recieving their awards from…

Residential Programme 2018

Residential Programme 2018

Over the past 8 days, our 2018 cohort of Queen’s Young Leaders Award winners have been taking part in their Residential Programme,…

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Hunter Johnson

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Hunter Johnson

Hunter is the CEO of The Man Cave, a preventative mental health and emotional intelligence programme for boys and young men, aged…

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Leanne Armitage

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Leanne Armitage

Leanne is the founder of The Armitage Foundation – an umbrella organisation currently running her medical outreach programme, Leanne’s Amazing Medics. We…

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Wen Shin Chia

Meet Queen’s Young Leader Wen Shin Chia

Wen is the founder of Greenyards, an enterprise which turns used cooking oil into eco soap and candles. The business started as…

123